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    Transcript Of Sandra Fluke's Speech At The Democratic National Convention Sept 5, 2012

    The Democratic National Convention released a full transcript of Sandra Fluke's speech to the 2012 Democratic National Convention (as prepared for delivery). Read the full text below: Some of you may remember that earlier this year, Republicans shut me out of a hearing on...
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 46-50, F 6 Responses Sep 5, 2012

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    THE GOP PLAN TO CLOSE THE GENDER PAY GAP April

    9, 2014 Democrats are currently trying to pass the Paycheck Fairnes Act, which would end the travesty of women earning 77 cents for every dollar that men earn. Republicans are filibustering the bill. So what's THEIR plan to close the gender pay gap? Here's what Kirsten...
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    Obama Catches Falling Woman During White House Speech

    October 21, 2013 During a speech this morning by President Obama on Obamacare, a woman standing directly behind the President began to wobble back and forth as if she was about to faint. Luckily, Obama realized there was something going on behind him and immediately turned...
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    Transcript Of Bill Clinton's Speech At The Democratic National Convention Sept 5, 2012

    PRESIDENT BILL CLINTON: Thank you very much. Thank you. Thank you. (Sustained cheers, applause.) Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. Now, Mr. Mayor, fellow Democrats, we are here to nominate a president. (Cheers, applause.) And I’ve got one in mind. (Cheers, applause...
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    fEBRUARY 9,, 2014....

    ........................................100,000 PEOPLE MARCHED YESTERDAY.in CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA..............The "Moral March on Ralleigh" marched from Shaw University to the state capital to push back against the "immoral and unconstitutional policies of Republican...
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    Robert Reich: "Obama Is Back"

    Huffington Post October 17, 2012 He's Back! Tonight our President was articulate and forceful -- in sharp contrast to his performance in the first presidential debate. He stated his beliefs, he defended his record. He told America where he wanted to take the nation in his second...
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    Obama Blasts Republicans For Risking Government Shutdown Over Defunding Obamacare

    From: Huffington Post September 20, 2013 "The debate that's going on in Congress is not meeting the test of helping middle-class families," Obama said. "They're focused on trying to mess with me. They're not focused on you." "A government shutdown is not abstract," he continued...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 2 Responses Sep 20, 2013

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    Fox: the Socialist News Network

    No wonder why the Conservatives are screaming their  heads off about Socialism. Not to mention they don't even know the real definition! http://www.salon.com/politics/war_room/feature/2009/02/18/fox_socialism/index.html Fox: the Socialist News Network To watch Fox News on...
    JojoWazoo JojoWazoo 46-50, F 10 Responses Feb 19, 2009

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    WHY DID OBAMA ADMINISTRATION ASK JUDGE TO INCREASE PRISON SENTENCE FOR POPULAR ALABAMA DEMOCRAT?

    Don Siegelman was a very popular Democratic Governor of Alabama, a very Republican state. In 2002, after it appeared he had won reelection, one county reported that Siegelman's opponent had received 97 percent of the votes in that county, and Siegelman's GOP opponent was declared...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 4, 2013

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    WOMAN DERAILS TOWN HALL GOING OFF ON WHY OBAMA

    NEEDS TO BE EXECUTED...(Video) February 5, 2014...... A recent Republican Town Hall got thrown a little off -course with something rather outlandish prompted by a member of the crowd, this time a woman who used her opportunity to talk at Congressman Jim Bridenstine's Town...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 6

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    LARA LOGAN APOLOGIZES FOR FALSE CBS BENGHAZI REPORT

      November 8, 2013 CBS correspondent Lara Logan apologized Friday and said the network was "wrong" for a "60 Minutes" report that raised questions about the Obama administration's response to last year's attack on the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya. The...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 9, 2013

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    I am a registered Democrat

    but I don't know how to feel about either party anymore.
    anonymousfraud anonymousfraud 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 13

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    A Contemptible School Breeds A Contemptible Attack Dog For The 1%- John Bolton

    In what may have been the opening salvo in attempts to discredit Hillary Clinton in anticipation of a 2016 Presidential bid, John Bolton recently and loudly criticized her when she was unable to appear before the Senate, and testify relating to Benghazi. Never mind that these...
    sarahc302 sarahc302 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 10, 2013

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    Listen...

    Dear Republican, If I say the word taxes you will have a coronary, so perhaps I will whisper...revenue. Quit grabbing for your chest and listen to me for a second. Breathe. Paying taxes is not evil. You can conjure images of colonists tossing crates into the harbor  if you want...
    Quintesse Quintesse 46-50, F 23 Responses Jul 13, 2011

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    Let's fix the economy!

    ! My proposition is as follows...1. Raise the min wage 2. Give Everyone with thrashed credit a 650 credit score...if you have bitchin' credit that you have worked hard for - you keep it . 3. Give more SMALL Biz tax breaks...
    chrrris1420 chrrris1420 41-45, M 6 Responses Mar 19

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    Transcript Of President Barack Obama's Speech At The Democratic National Convention, Sept 6, 2012

    Below are the full remarks of President Barack Obama from the Democratic National Convention. "Michelle, I love you. The other night, I think the entire country saw just how lucky I am. Malia and Sasha, you make me so proud…but don’t get any ideas, you’re still going to...
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 46-50, F 2 Responses Sep 6, 2012

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    ....Republicans Kill Unemployment Benefits For

    1.7 million Americans..Twice. ISSUE..Bush tax Cuts.....Cost..$2.6 trillion (not paid for)......Outcome.:Supported by GOP.................................ISSUE...Iraq War......Cost $2 trillion.....Outcome..Supported by GOP.................ISSUE...Medicare part D.......Cost..$30...
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    Moved to Tears.

    I am a 28 year old female.  I regret to say that I have never voted until this year.  I was always under the impression my single vote did not count.  I never fully understood the gravity of our election process and am happy to say this election has opened my eyes...
    MissPriss32 MissPriss32 26-30 3 Responses Aug 29, 2008

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    FLORIDA GOP HOUSE CANDIDATE CALLS FOR HANGING OF PRESIDENT OBAMA................................................................ Source:.Tampa Bay Times.................... ST.PETERSBURG -- As Americans honored the memory of Dr. martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, a Republican...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 21

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    The 725 Challenge To Congress

    It's time for Senators and Congresspersons to take a bite of a reality sandwich. Granted, it doesn't taste as good as prime rib, as it's just a couple of pieces of bread made up of leftover scraps, and probably smothered in salad dressing or mayo. I digress. I challenge all...
    martysmax martysmax 61-65, F 1 Response Aug 25, 2013

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    Romney Likens Hurricane Relief To Cleaning Up Rubbish From a Football Field

    Source: Joan Walsh Salon.com October 30, 2012 ROMNEY LIKENS HURRICANE RELIEF TO CLEANING UP RUBBISH AND PAPER PRODUCTS FROM A FOOTBALL FIELD... IS HE JOKING? It's become a platitude to say that no one should be playing politics with Hurricane Sandy, but that's silly. When the...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 9 Responses Oct 31, 2012

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    Born to Bleed

    On my mother's side, I'm a second-generation American.  Both her parents immigrated from Italy.  My father's family seems to go back to the 1600s in the US, so I'm only half a second genner, if you will, but on both sides of the family, my forbears had to work (hard...
    OBcean OBcean 70+, F 13 Responses Jun 14, 2006

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    How To Speak Republican

    From: Jonathan Bines The Huffington Post October 24, 2011 Talking to a Republican can be frustrating. Often it seems like they are speaking an entirely different language -- and, in many cases, they are! For this reason, in the hopes of facilitating cross-party dialogue and...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 8 Responses Jun 12, 2012

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    Why I'm A Democrat - And Proud Of It

    I grew up in western KY. The state at that time was pretty much a Democrat state, but a lot of local offices were held by Republicans. Most people around us were Southern Baptists (as i was raised), Methodists, or Church of God members. My dad was a coal miner, he operated the...
    tonyt53 tonyt53 56-60, M 6 Responses Sep 26, 2012

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    The Segregationist Agenda

      The Tea Party is like the Ku Klux Klan “without the robes.”  This is what Rep. Steve Cohen from Tennessee had to say about this “grass roots” organization, which had such a significant effect on recent elections. I don’t think anyone would dispute that the Tea...
    Quintesse Quintesse 46-50, F 56 Responses Mar 16, 2011

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    Who Is Ashamed..

    ..to admit it given the state of things these days.
    jessicalynn88 jessicalynn88 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 24, 2013

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    Obama's Message To House Republicans About

    Impeachment......Bring It On! CNN During his recent CNN interview, President Obama not only shrugged off Republican claims of an imperial presidency, but he appeared to challenge Republicans who are talking lawsuits and impeachment to "bring it on!" CNN "Let's talk about...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 31

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    The whole big deal about politics doesn't

    entirely interest me, being a 14 year old and all, but if I had to choose a side, I'd go with the Democrats to side with. I hope that this would be the right choice, but... meh. 😩 😏 😒
    Milkyywayy Milkyywayy 13-15, M 3 Responses Mar 12

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    Protect Me, Please

    Call me crazy, but I like to feel protected, safe, like someone out there is looking out for me, and that's why I have always felt that regulation and oversight in government was a good thing. I like the sound of the Consumer Protection Agency, for example, because by definition...
    Quintesse Quintesse 46-50, F 11 Responses Feb 16, 2011

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    Great Ted Kennedy Line About Romney

    From: Democratic Underground In a 1994 debate with Mitt Romney, "I am pro-choice," said Senator Kennedy, "My opponent is multiple choice.."
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 26, 2012

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    Pennsylvania Law Hampers Some Voters To Get Ids

    (CBS News) In Pennsylvania, a judge held a hearing Wednesday on a challenge to the state law that requires voters to show a photo ID. The judge has until Tuesday to rule. We examine what's at stake. Sixty-eight-year-old Doris Clark was turned down three times applying for...
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 46-50, F 5 Responses Sep 27, 2012

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    GOP OFFICIAL CHARGED FOR DRUGGING AND RAPING WOMAN MULTIPLE TIMES

    .........Raw Story November 26, 2013 A former Chairman of the Montgomery County Republican Committee in Pennsylvania who resigned last week after being accused of sexual assault was arrested Tuesday on 19 counts, including rape and drug charges. Sources told several news outlets...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 2 Responses Nov 26, 2013

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    DEAR BIRTHERS:..GET OVER IT ALREADY.....

    The Denver Post November 7, 2013 Speaking at a Republican breakfast last week, Colorado State Senator Owen Hill (R-Colorado Springs) was speaking about his time in Kenya when he did work for Compassion International. His audio recorded remarks, first recorded by BuzzFeed, were...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 8, 2013

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    HARRY REID RIPS THE KOCH BROTHERS FOR "TRYING

    TO BUY THE COUNTRY" Source: Salon.com January 30, 2014 Senate Majority leader Harry Reid (D-NV) got into it on Thursday with Minority Leader Mitch McConnell -- but it was the Koch brothers who ended up receiving most of the Nevada Democrat's ire. It all started with...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 30

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    SENATE GOP BLOCKS VETERANS BENEFITS

    BILL Source: ABC News Republicans stopped the veterans bill on a procedural vote, which needed 60 votes. The final tally was 56-41. Republicans and Democrats normally agree on the need to enhance benefits for the nation's 22 million veterans; but Republican senators wanted...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 2 Responses Feb 28

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    I'm a Democrat

    Yes, I am a registered Democrat. But somehow I feel that politics in America has gotten too polarized! It's gotten so bad that we can't even elect a president and we comment negatively about the opposite party endlessly. How can we ever come together and really make change...
    keepingwarm keepingwarm 31-35 38 Responses Dec 12, 2007

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    A Barn Burner

    Hey, Democrats.  Hungry?  Here's some red meat.  : ) 
    LilAnnie LilAnnie 56-60, F 5 Responses Sep 5, 2012

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    2016 CNN POLL:..CLINTON

    and CHRISTIE are DEADLOCKED ................................., December 26, 2013 WASHINGTON (CNN) -- In a potential preview of the next presidential election, a new national poll suggests Hillary Clinton and Chris Christie would be neck and neck if the 2016 contest were held...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 26, 2013

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    I am a Democrat Artist,

    Inventor and Published author and I do write about my experiences and observations. So what exactly is going on with Kansas and the TEA Party these days? Through direct personal experience and in my personal opinion it is plainly evident a few in this group are attacking authors...
    LaoNaturalist LaoNaturalist 51-55 Mar 2

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    I belong to no organized political party!

    I am a democrat! - Will Rodgers The Republicans are the party of bad ideas, and the Democrats are the party of no ideas! - Lewis Black
    onefootoutthedoor onefootoutthedoor 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 14

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    POLL:..64% OF AMERICANS SAY OBAMACARE SHOULD

    REMAIN LAW Source: Talking Points Memo (TPM) March 13, 2014 A substantial majority of Americans believe Obamacare should remain law, either exactly as it is or with small changes, according to a new poll. Bloomberg News found that a combined 64 percent of Americans said...
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    ..............MOST WOMEN SAY GOP DOESN'T

    UNDERSTAND THEIR PROBLEMS......Poll Finds Huffington Post, February 7, 2014 A majority of Americans -- especially female ones -- think the Republican Party is out of touch with women, according to a poll released Friday by CNN/ORC. Fifty-five percent of Americans, including...
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    There is no such thing as coincidence.

    Watching the democratic primary unfold, it seems clear that Barack Hussein Obama is a Republican tactical manuever.  How else could an unheard of 1st year senator be catapulted into the White House?! Forty-five years is a very young age to be in...
    vigilantcitizen vigilantcitizen 36-40, F 19 Responses Jan 7, 2008

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    How Do We Stop Sinister, Devious, Ultra-Rght-Wing Trolls From Posting Lies?

    April 24, 2013 A dangerous, devious, dishonest, ultra-conservative EPer posted the following story today in the "I Think Barack Obama Is Dangerous For This Country" group "How Do We Stop Mass Shootings In America? Why is it that the people who steal guns, then go and kill...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 14 Responses Apr 24, 2013

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    HANNITY & D'SOUZA'S BLAME GAME: .

    IRS, OBAMA, & BILL AYERS?...(Video)) Watch video: http://www.democraticunderground.com/1017173105/
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    POLL:..GOP VOTERS WANT BREWER TO VETO SB

    1062 Arizona Capital Times February 25, 2014 A poll commissioned yesterday by a Phoenix political consulting firm finds that twice as many Republican voters in Arizona want Governor Jan Brewer to veto SB 1062 than want her to sign it. In the automated poll of 802...
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    I am a democrat for a variety of reasons

    but don't try and comment and debate or persuade me. If you agree comment if not don't comment. I have NOTHING against republicans a lot of my good friends are republicans nor do I debate their policies because just as I believe what I believe they believe as they wish also. I...
    Dessy101 Dessy101 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 29

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    OBAMA TO DEMS: .I'LL ACT WITH OR WITHOUT

    CONGRESS...................................................................January 16, 2013.......President Obama has told Senate Democrats he plans to use his executive authority to act in 2014 when Congress stands in his way. Obama met with senators from his own party...
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    Republican Civil War Erupts: Business Groups vs Tea Party

    Source: Bloomberg.com October 18, 2013 A battle for control of the Republican Party has erupted as an emboldened Tea Party moved to oust senators who voted to reopen the government while business groups mobilized to defeat allies of the small-government movement. "We are going to...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 1 Response Oct 19, 2013

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    HOUSE PASSES "CLEAN" DEBT CEILING

    BILL Washington Post February 11, 2014 The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a year-long suspension of the Treasury's debt limit Tuesday in a vote that left Republicans once again ceding control to Democrats, following a collapse in support for an earlier proposal...
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    I'M A Registered Independent That Votes Democratic

    I’m an independent, former Democrat, moderately left-leaning voter. Two of my best buddies are conservative, Republicans. One is "over the top", the other "middle of the road". We get together on weekends sometimes and always have a great time. I’ve had some serious political...
    Oceanhiker Oceanhiker 61-65, M 3 Responses May 9, 2013

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    As Far Left As You Can Imagine

    I vote Democrat simply because it is the lesser of two evils. If you had to be more accurate, I'm more of a Socialist Democrat, or maybe even a Utopian Anarchist. While I'm not into oppressive totalitarian regimes, some people have even accused me of being a Communist. But the...
    victorious victorious 26-30, M 4 Responses Apr 23, 2007

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    A Favorable Attitude Towards Debt

    http://video.msnbc.msn.com/up-with-chris-hayes/47575493#47575493 God forbid (actually, thank God!)  that President Obama dares to question any aspect of capitalism, i.e.  demonizing Bain Captial....but this is THE question for Republicans...why is it perfectly fine for venture...
    LilAnnie LilAnnie 56-60, F 11 Responses May 27, 2012

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    STOCKMAN WALKS OUT OF STATE OF THE UNION

    SPEECH Source: The Hill Rep. Steve Stockman (R-Texas) said Tuesday night that he left President Obama's State of the Union speech early after "hearing how the President is further abusing his Constitutional powers." "I could not bear to watch as he continued to cross the...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 3 Responses Jan 29

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    Republican Turned Democrat

    I am 50 years old and have been republican since I could vote when I was 18 years old. Politics and Presidents didn't really matter that much to me when I was young, however after watching the Bush Administration over these past 8 years I am disgusted with how America has turned...
    aacmana aacmana 46-50 2 Responses Aug 29, 2008

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    The Ayn Rand Phenomenon--I'm Shrugging Over Here

    Yeah. I read it. I also read the Fountainhead, long before it was newsworthy. I read it for Literature's sake, and because I was intrigued by the author, and because they were well-written (despite the long tedious stretches). I came away with the feeling that they were creepy...
    Quintesse Quintesse 46-50, F 41 Responses Apr 22, 2011

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